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Boys Basketball: Brainerd Warriors land 2 on team

Brainerd’s Joey Sauer drives to the basket during a game this season. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

Eleven different schools were represented on this year's Brainerd Dispatch All-Area Boys Basketball team.

Brainerd secured two spots and was the only team with multiple players.

Players for the all-area team are nominated by their coaches and selected by the Dispatch Sports Staff.

DJ Haasken, Aitkin

Senior, guard

The All-Mid-State Conference player finished with 445 points (16.5 points per game), 161 rebounds (6.0), 54 assists (2.0) and 57 steals (2.1). He shot 52.4 percent (99-189) from the field, 34.7 percent (58-170) from 3-point and 84.3 percent (70-83) from the line.

Chris Karels, Brainerd

Senior, guard

The All-Central Lakes Conference player finished with 388 points (14.9 points per game), 76 rebounds (2.9), 55 assists (2.1), 25 steals (1.0) and 5 blocked shots. He shot 45.9 percent (135-294) from the field, 39.2 percent (80-204) from 3-point and 71.7 percent (38-53) from the line.

Joey Sauer, Brainerd

Junior, forward

The All-Central Lakes Conference player finished with 350 points (13.0 points per game), 101 rebounds (3.7), 46 assists (1.7), 63 steals (2.3) and 20 blocked shots. He shot 49.6 percent (139-280) from the field, 33.8 percent (51-151) from 3-point and 50.0 percent (21-42) from the line.

Jonathan Jacobson, Crosby-Ironton

Junior, forward

The All-Mid-State Conference player finished with 418 points (16.1 points per game), 229 rebounds (8.8), 54 assists (2.1), 46 steals (1.8) and 31 blocked shots (1.8). He shot 60 percent (165-295) from the field, 32.8 percent (19-58) from 3-point and 75 percent (69-92) from the line.

Nick Christensen, Lake Region

Junior, post

The All-Minnesota Association of Christian Schools first team player finished with 447 points (19.4 points per game), 300 rebounds (13.0), 32 assists (1.4), 49 steals (2.1) and 14 blocked shots. He shot 52.7 percent (198-376) from the field and 45.9 percent (51-111) from the line.

Joe Alholm, Little Falls

Senior, guard

Finished with 394 points (14.6 points per game), 64 rebounds (2.4), 47 assists (1.7), and 37 steals (1.4). He shot 35.3 percent (125-354) from the field, 34.9 percent (80-229) from 3-point and 75.3 percent (64-85) from the line.

Zach Sjoblad, Pequot Lakes

Senior, forward

The All-Mid-State Conference player finished with 397 points (16.5 points per game), 156 rebounds (6.5), 60 assists (2.5) and 48 steals (2.0). He shot 63.7 percent (156-253) from the field and 68 percent (84-124) from the line.

Joshua Doss, Pillager

Senior, guard

The All-Park Region Conference player finished with 313 points (11.6 points per game), 123 rebounds (4.6), 105 assists (3.9) and 77 steals (2.9). He shot 38 percent (119-306) from the field and 62 percent (42-67 from the line.

Nick Ackerman, PRB

Senior, guard

The All-Northland Conference player finished with 512 points (18.3 points per game), 213 rebounds (7.6), 113 assists (4.0), 63 steals (2.3) and 12 blocked shots. He shot 48 percent (174-365) from the field, 46 percent (71-155) from 3-point and 80 percent (93-116) from the line.

Griffin Webster, Staples-Motley

Senior, forward

Finished with 370 points (14.8 points per game) and 240 rebounds (9.6). He shot 79 percent from the line.

Luke Weniger, Verndale

Senior, forward

The All-Park Region Conference player finished 438 points (16.9 points per game), 189 rebounds (7.2), 60 assists (2.3), 32 steals (1.3) and 6 blocked shots. He shot 39.9 percent (159-399) from the field, 28.6 percent (42-147) from 3-point and 61.4 percent (78-127) from the line.

Noah Ross, Wadena-Deer Creek

Senior, guard

The All-Park Region Conference Most Valuable Player finished with 559 points (20.7 points per game), 245 rebounds (9.1), 92 assists (3.4), 49 steals and 11 blocked shots. He shot 41.9 percent (203-484) from the field, 34.8 percent (55-158) from 3-point and 82.4 percent from the line.

Jeremy Millsop
My career at the Brainerd Dispatch began May 11, 1999 after graduating from North Dakota State University. My areas of emphasis includes local high school sports, Central Lakes College, the lakes area golf mecca and once a year I dabble in the NHRA when the Lucas Oil Nationals come to Brainerd International Raceway.
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